Gravity Forms and its User Registration add-on make it really easy to create custom registration pages. One problem you’ll hit if you combine that with WooCommerce is that WooCommerce uses standard country codes, but Gravity Forms uses country names. But that can be fixed.
Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) makes it easy, and cheap, to send emails reliably from a website. Here’s how to set it up for use with multiple domains.
Easy Digital Downloads comes with a PayPal Standard payment gateway, which lets us get our store up and selling quickly and cheaply. Let’s get it to select a better landing page with PayPal Standard, and make our credit card customers happier.
The Gravity Forms Add-on Framework makes the job of creating an add-on really easy. But there’s a couple of problems with letting it load our text domain for us:
Page caching is important for the performance of your WordPress website. Here’s how to configure WP Super Cache to serve up your site’s content from the cache, without bogging down your server.
Gravity Forms email notifications can be used to send simple payment receipts for eWAY transactions.
PHP has some handy Date classes, including one for specifying date intervals. But you need to be wary of some idiosyncrasies, as I just found out.
TIL that you need to give Gravity Forms add-ons some capabilities, otherwise they might disappear from the WordPress admin.
When you configure exim4 as your email transport, you will likely need to tell it to replace some user names with aliases. To make your life simpler, use wildcards to do the job for you.
Sometimes the WooCommerce out of stock message isn’t quite appropriate. Here’s a couple of ways to change that message.
Ever needed to search for a post by something other than the title or post content? If you’ve built a website with custom post types that have additional fields, it’s a good chance that admins will need to search on your custom meta.
Wow. It’s been over a year since my last blog post. 2016 seems to have just steamrolled over me. This is not good! But I’m not going to let 2016 beat me completely, so there will be a few blog posts over the next few weeks. Get back in your box, 2016, I’m not done.